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1998 Fact Card

Campus

Campus Size (in acres)61
Number of Buildings88
Number of Beds596
Sponsored Research$90,000,000+

 
 Library

Number of Bound Volumes215,263
Number of Microform Titles3088
Number of Journal Subscriptions2,144
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes3485

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty1042
Number of Part-time Faculty371
Number of Employees8554

Applicant Information

CollegeLevelApplicationsAdmissionsEnrolled
Dental Medicine 7306654
     
Graduate Studies 21612563
Health ProfessionsUndergraduate66311495
 Graduate627299229
Medicine 2321189137
     
NursingUndergraduate333195154
 Graduate15611771
Pharmacy 18310579
Total 52291210882

Student Demographics

 
Number of In-state Students (Geographical Definition)1,956
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition)410
Student Retention*
93.3%
Geographic Origin of Student Body46 states
Oldest Student (in years)64
Youngest Student (in years)19
*-Retention of students after six years representing (in most cases) 150% of traditional completion time.

Student Financial Aid

CollegeStudent Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine81%$20,279
Graduate Studies29%$9,922
Health Professions59%$13,038
Medicine83%$21,069
Nursing62%$9,052
Pharmacy79%$11,935
Total65%

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (1998)
CollegeLevelHeadcountMalesFemalesAfrican-
American
CaucasianOther/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 20914752818021
Graduate Studies 2421311111119041
Health ProfessionsUndergraduate179611181015415
 Graduate5151453704144034
Medicine 5783452338244749
        
NursingUndergraduate283292544521523
 Graduate1341112381197
Pharmacy 183381452413326
Non-Degree Seeking 4363715262
Total 236997113982051,922242
Enrollment Status (1998)
StatusHeadcountMalesFemalesAfrican-
American
CaucasianOther/
Unknown
Race
Full-time194685110951651587194
Part-time4231203034033548
Total23699711,3982051922242
Citizenship (1998)
StatusHeadcountMalesFemalesAfrican-
American
CaucasianOther/
Unknown
Race
United States22629111,3512021885175
International81414031761
Not Stated261970206
Total236997113982051922242

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (1998)
Bachelor Degrees330
Master's Degrees176
First Professional Degrees208
Doctoral Degrees20
Total734
Results of Professional Examinations**
CollegeExam TitleMUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental MedicineNational Board: Part I93.8
 National Board: Part II100
Health ProfessionsMedical Technology99
 Cardiovascular Perfusion100
 Cytotechnology100.0
 Nurse Anesthestist100
 Occupational Therapy96
 Physical Therapy83
 Physician Assistant92
 Radiation Therapy (ARRT)100
MedicineNational Board: Part I87.9
 National Board: Part II90
NursingCertified Nurse Midwife100
 National Council Licensure97
PharmacyNABPLEX97
 *score not available at time of printing.
** -Most recent results are shown.
 
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45 Courtenay Dr
MSC 203
Charleston, SC 29425-2030
843-792-3281
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